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Famous winery (also Banfi or Villa Banfi) based in the mountain town of Montalcino in the Italian region Toskana, It was founded in 1978 by the Italian Americans Harry and John Mariani from New York,...
Name: Castello Banfi
Growing area: Tuscany
Vineyard: 850 ha
Owner: Famiglia Mariani
Managing Director: Enrico Viglierchio
Oenologist: Rudy Buratti
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Producer of premium wines, which regularly include even in international comparison among the best of its kind. Mediocre wines are rare, real weaknesses there is hardly ever. Arise even in difficult years here regularly superior qualities.
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0.75 L
2015 Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione "Fonte alla Selva"
Up to 25.00 €
Translate to English Editor note: Fester und recht tiefer Duft nach reifen roten und etwas schwarzen Beeren mit floralen Nuancen, eine...
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2015 Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva
Up to 15.00 €
Translate to English Editor note: Fester, etwas kräuteriger und tabakiger, auch zedriger Duft nach mehr schwarzen als roten Beeren mit...
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2017 Chianti Classico DOCG "Fonte alla Selva"
Up to 15.00 €
Translate to English Editor note: Leicht gewürziger Duft nach eher dunklen Beeren und Kirschen mit nussigen, erdigen und tabakigen Nua...
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2017 Chianti Classico DOCG
Up to 15.00 €
Translate to English Editor note: Eher herber, leicht pflanzlicher und erdiger Duft nach überwiegend dunklen Beeren mit Kirschnuancen...
0.75 L
2013 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Riserva Poggio alle Mura
Translate to English Editor note: Ganz leicht kräuteriger und gewürziger Duft nach roten und ein wenig schwarzen Beeren mit Kirscharom...
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2014 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Poggio alle Mura
Translate to English Editor note: Fester, etwas tabakiger und unterholziger, auch leicht animalischer Duft nach reifen roten und schwa...

Famous winery (also Banfi or Villa Banfi) based in the mountain town of Montalcino in the Italian region Tuscany, It was founded in 1978 by the Italian Americans Harry and John Mariani from New York, who had become extremely prosperous through the import of Lambrusco. The entire property covers almost 3,000 hectares of land. Around 850 Hewktar are planted with vines and are located at an altitude of 250 to 400 meters. The individual grape varieties are planted at different optimal heights to ensure good results. The most important are Brunello = Sangiovese clone (150 ha), Chardonnay (95 ha), Cabernet Sauvignon (143 ha), Montepulciano, Moscato ( Muscat Blanc ), Pinot Grigio ( Pinot gris, Pinot Nero ( Pinot Noir ) Sauvignon Blanc (42 ha), Sémillon and Syrah, To 80% there is one irrigation the vineyards from artificial lakes. A large restaurant and a vinotheque are connected to the winery.

The retired enologist and pioneer Dr. Ezio Rivella played a key role, who is considered one of the most distinctive personalities in Italian viticulture. Enrico Viglierchio has been the managing director since 2001. The Swiss oenologist Rudy Buratti is responsible for winemaking. The owner's interests are represented by Cristina Mariani and her cousin James Mariani.

The high-tech winery in Sant'Angelo Scali (near Montalcino) is one of the most modern in the world. This is where all the wine making steps take place Traubenmühle about the fermentation right up to bottling computer controlled. There is further ownership in the Piedmont with a winery in Strevi. It will be the DOCG wines Barolo. Brachetto d'Acqui. Brunello di Montalcino (Layered wines Poggio alle Mura and Poggio all'Oro), Chianti Classico and Gavi who have favourited DOC wines Moscadello di Montalcino and Rosso di Montalcino (Centine), as well as the IGT wines "Excelsus" ( Bordeaux blend ) and "Summus" (Sangiovese, CS, Syrah). Around 14 million bottles of wine are produced annually.

Castello Banfi Region: Italy Tuscany
One of the best producers of the country
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